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Pierre Fire Department called out to Gas Leak at Home in Pierre

Pierre Fire Department and MDU were called out this Monday afternoon around 1:30pm to a gas leak at 712 West Pleasant in Pierre. Fire Chief Ian Paul stated the home owner was doing some digging and struck a 3/4 inch gas line to the home and called 911 right away.  Fire Chief Paul explains what the department...
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SD Agricultural Leaders Hail Passage of Animal Health Lab Funding Legislation

PIERRE SD – South Dakota agricultural leaders are hailing legislative approval of a plan to upgrade and expand the Animal Disease Research and Diagnostic Laboratory (ADRDL) in Brookings.  Groups led by SD Cattlemen’s Association, SD Pork Producers Council, SD Association of Cooperatives, SD Soybean Association, and SD Farm Bureau worked closely with other livestock...
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Stanley County Student Wins Scholastic Storyworks Pizza Contest

FOR PIERRE SD – Cadence Hand was selected as the winner of the Scholastic Storyworks “Pizza” contest.  The challenge was to explain why pizza is the world’s greatest food.  Scholastic noted her ideas were creative and well organized.  She was awarded a ‘Storyworks’ notebook to continue her amazing writing skills.  Hats off to Cadence....
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2017 Governor’s Awards Nominations

PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Board of Vocational Rehabilitation, Service to the Blind and Visually Impaired and the Statewide Independent Living Council are now accepting nominations for the 2017 Governor’s Awards. The nomination categories are: Outstanding Employee with a Disability Outstanding Citizen with a Disability Outstanding Private Employer (Small Employer) Outstanding Private Employer...
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Stanley County Schools Select February Middle-High School Students of the Month

FORT PIERRE SD – The February students of the month for the middle-high school have been selected.  These students were chosen based on character and academic performance.   Pictured back row, l-r:  Colton Ramsey-grade 11, Cormac Duffy-grade 7, and Laine Quisenberry-grade 8.  Front row, l-r: Angel Gloe-grade 12, Kennedy Sommars-grade 9, Jonnie Foley-grade 6,...
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Aquatics Center Closing for Maintenance

PIERRE SD – Pierre’s Aquatic Center, located at the Oahe Family YMCA, will temporarily close later this week. Beginning at 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 6, the Aquatics Center pool will close to allow contractors to replace the boiler system.  The current boilers which heat the entire pool and locker rooms is original to the...
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Update on Spearfish SD Fire

SPEARFISH, S.D. – (KBHB Gary Matthews) – Support comes pouring in after a devastating fire Saturday. Teddy bears, flowers and cards line a make-shift fence surrounding the charred remains of a Spearfish home where five children lost their lives Saturday morning. Authorities say the children are from Spearfish and some outlying communities, but they...
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Finalists Named for 2017 South Dakota Leopold Conservation Award

PIERRE, SD – (March 27, 2017) Sand County Foundation, the South Dakota Cattlemen’s Association and the South Dakota Grassland Coalition are proud to announce the finalists for the 2017 Leopold Conservation Award®, which honors South Dakota landowner achievement in voluntary stewardship and management of natural resources. The finalists are: •Cammack Ranch of Union Center,...
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Matt Michels Decides Against Bid for Governor in 2018

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Lt. Gov. Matt Michels says that he’s not going to run for governor in 2018. The Republican said in a Friday memo that a campaign would impair his ability to effectively and comprehensively perform his current duties. He has been lieutenant governor since 2011 and also serves as president of...
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Names Released in Brown County Fatal Crash

FREDERICK, S.D.  – Names have been released in the two-vehicle crash that killed one and injured another Tuesday afternoon south of Frederick. Alexander Bowman, 17, Westport, S.D., died of injuries suffered in the crash. He was a passenger in a vehicle driven by Michael Wilson, 16, Barnard, S.D., who suffered serious non-life threatening injuries....
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